Monday, December 8, 2008

The Circus House


The architecture of Columbus, Ohio also inspired this painting. It is based on a mansion in that city's Victorian Village neighborhood that is known as "The Circus House." I toured the home back in the 1990s during a Victorian Village home tour. It was constructed in the 1890s by a circus entrepreneur named Peter Sells, thus the name. Its unusual design gave it an eerie sense of forboding that I found appealing.

"The Circus House." Oil on canvas paper, 16x20 inches. Completed September 2008.

http://www.kennetheugenepeters.com/The_Circus_House_Painting.html

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